Tutor profile: Diane D.
Subject: Nutrition and Wellness
Does daily intake of Vitamin C help in preventing colds during the cold and flu season?
The positive effect of regular supplementation of Vitamin C on lessening the duration and severity of colds in regular supplementation studies shows us that it would be worthwhile for individuals who experience common colds to trial for benefits of the use of Vitamin C on a regular basis Modest preventive effectiveness has been reported with doses of 200 mg to 500 mg daily.
Subject: Library and Information Science
What can a student gain from consulting with a librarian when searching for articles for a college project or term paper?
A librarian can show the student how to effectively identify effective key words to use in their database searching for articles and research papers related to their topic of interest, as well as supplement the students' search with addition information they can find through more in-depth database searching. The librarian can also explain how to obtain articles and books, usually without any fees, through the university library, instead of relying on Google Scholar for their information searches.
Subject: Human Ecology
What are the benefits of daily meal planning and preparation for family life?
The benefits are numerous and have long lasting positive effects. First of all, learning healthy meal planning and food preparation benefits each family member from a health perspective, as well as developing strong family bonds. This also contributes to learning the financial benefits of meal planning. The skill development with food preparation also can bring career direction to children, and employment possibilities to all family members. Lifelong cultural and family life development occurs around the dining table when families use this time to interact and develop respect and love for each other with foods they prepare together and enjoy.